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Gabriela, Cravo e Canela
Jorge Amado
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
T.E. Lawrence
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The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
G. Edward Griffin
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Peter the Great
Robert K. Massie
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Bradley K. Martin
A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
Charles B. MacDonald
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The German Army 1933-1945
Matthew Cooper
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Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918: The List Regiment
John F Williams
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Hostile Skies: A Combat History of the American Air Service in World War I - James J. Hudson By far, this is the best comprehensive account I've yet come across of the development of American air power (U.S. Army) during the First World War. Besides providing a full and detailed history of the development and deployment of fighter, bomber, observation/reconnaissance, and balloon units on the Western Front, the author also shed light on the training and combat service of American pilots with Italian air force units on the Italian front and over the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas against the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Furthermore, this book is all the more remarkable because the author was able to personally contact many of the surviving veterans (who, in the 1960s, were still plentiful). Any aficionado of First World War aviation should have this book in his/her library.